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November 23rd, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Bob Faucher

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Bob Faucher
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Muskeg; Tundra And Taiga” by Bob Faucher and was shot in Alaska. “The surface of taiga, the sometimes swampy coniferous forest of high northern latitudes, and tundra, a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen, is covered with …
 
August 28th, 2010

Arctic Autumn

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Cotton Grass, Edgeoya Island, Svalbard
Fall comes early to arctic Svalbard. At nearly 80 degrees north, just over 600 miles from the North Pole, summer is brief, and by late August new snow is already descending from the mountain summits and will soon blanket the tundra.  I had the chance this past week to shoot this golden landscape, concentrating, as …